Update as at 1 Feb: This event is now postponed until further notice.
The organisers are working with all parties to establish new dates and they will be announced once finalised. All ticketholders to this event would have received an email from iTICKET on the postponement notice.
'Thank you for your patience with us during this period, take care and stay safe'. - The Organisers (Hilton Auckland and Dine Social Auckland)
Women In Wine – Chef & Winemakers’ Dinner is a celebration and an exclusive opportunity to meet and hear from four all-star, award-winning female winemakers and their highly respected wineries from around the country.
The evening begins with a welcome reception in Bellini Bar – featuring the Huia Sparkling Brut Rosé on arrival, snacks and live opera, before adjourning to FISH Restaurant for a four course and wine pairing dinner. The dinner will be MC’d by Master of Wine, Jane Skilton as we hear about the wines and stories from the winemakers.
In the kitchen, Giada Grilli (Head Chef at Skycity Auckland) is teaming up with Des Harris (Hilton Auckland’s Culinary Director) and his female kitchen brigade. Together, these two culinary maestros have designed an exquisite four course wine matched menu along with snacks for the evening.
The Wine Makers & Master of Wine
- Claire Allan of Huia Vineyards, Marlborough
- Helen Masters of Ata Rangi Wines, Martinborough
- Jen Parr of Valli Wines, Central Otago
- Kate Radburnd of Radburnd Cellars, Hawke’s Bay
Arrival: Parmesan Churro; Carrot and Goat’s Curd Meringue; Black Garlic Wafer, Whipped Cod, Sorrel
Crumpet, Guanciale, Nigella Seeds Mayo; 2017 Huia Brut Rose
First: Fish Terrine, Kohlrabi, Onion, Kaffir Lime; 2019 Ata Rangi “Potiki” Chardonnay; 2018 Radburnd Cellars Chardonnay
Second: Confit Ora King Salmon, Smoked Eel Crème, Beetroot; 2019 Valli Gibbston Pinot Noir
2018 Ata Rangi Pinot Noir
Third: Glazed Wild Boar Belly, BBQ Leek, Truffle Custard, Beurre Noisette; 2019 Valli Bannockburn Pinot Noir; 2018 Radburnd Cellars Merlot Cabernet
Fourth: Ravioli, Apple, Sage, Macadamia; 2017 Huia Blanc de Blanc
This is an exclusive one-off menu specially designed for the evening, regrettably dietary requests are unable to be accommodated.
Strictly R18. My Vaccine Pass is required for entry into the event.